Matt Frederick

The Collapse of Atlanta

A section of Interstate 85 caught fire and fell to pieces and within days a sinkhole emerged in Interstate 20. The city and media proposed several official explanations, but Ben, Matt and Noel can’t help but wonder if there’s more to the story behind Atlanta’s collapse.

Did Hallucinogens Create Religion?

How did the human species become the most self-aware, successful primate on the planet?

Did the CIA invent counterculture?

In the US, the 1960s were a crucible of culture -- college students, veterans, the disadvantaged and activists across the country sought to overthrow the status quo and build their own vision of a better world. This period in time produced some of the most influential art, music and prose in recent history, and introduced LSD to the mainstream. So why do so many people think it was ultimately a CIA operation?

The Sick, Sweet Secret of the Sugar Cover-up

Everyone knows sugar in excessive amounts can have damaging effects on your health -- but just how bad is it, and why do people in the US still consume so much? Join the guys as they delve into the strange story of the decades-long sugar conspiracy.

The Hidden World of Psychopaths

How common are psychopaths? Is it possible that you've met one? Join the guys as they explore the fact, fiction and controversy surrounding one of the world's most widely misunderstood mental illnesses.

Big Pharma: Conspiracies and Cover-ups

Big Pharma gets a bad name in the press, and the actions of multinational pharmaceutical companies are often the subject of various conspiracies - but are any of the allegations true? Learn more about theories behind political corruption, tainted medicine and more.

Celebrities, Death and Conspiracy

Is Elvis alive? What really happened to Tupac, Kurt Cobain and Andy Kaufman? Join Ben and Super Producer Noel Brown as they explore the fact, fiction and controversy surrounding celebrity death conspiracies.

Ben and Matt: Live in DC

How World War III Might Start

Pundits have predicted the beginning of WWIII since, essentially, the end of the last World War. But could it really happen? How?

Can hallucinogens cure addiction?

Each year, the horrors of addiction claim thousands of lives -- but what if some substances can break the cycle of drug abuse? Join Ben and Matt to learn more about hallucinogens and addiction.